Illegal workers found at Dover restaurant
Three illegal workers have been arrested
during a raid at an Indian restaurant in Dover.
The three were arrested by
Border Agency officers who went to the Taste of India in London
Road on Saturday.
Immigration checks were made
on staff and three men from Bangladesh were found to be in the UK
illegally having failed to leave the country after their visas had
The three, aged 52, 33 and
23, were arrested and remain in immigration detention pending
removal from the UK.
The owners of the Taste of
India have been handed a penalty notice for employing illegal
workers. To avoid a fine of up to £30,000 the employers must
provide evidence that the correct pre-employment checks were made
on the men – such as seeing a passport or Home Office
Employers unsure of the steps
they need to take to avoid employing illegal workers can visit
they can call the UK Border Agency’s Employers Helpline on 0300 123
Anyone who suspects that illegal workers are being
employed at a business can contact firstname.lastname@example.org
or call 01303 247070.
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